Those Who Were There: Voices From the Holocaust Podcast from Yale University's Fortunoff Video Archive of Holocaust Testimonies # Holocaust #archives

Jan Meisels Allen



Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust  is a new podcast dedicated to sharing the history of the Holocaust through the first-hand testimonies of survivors and witnesses. It draws on recorded interviews from Yale University’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies (, which comprises the oral histories of over 4,000 people.  The first six episodes of the inaugural ten episode season are available on  Apple Podcasts, google Play and Stricher and you can follow the podcast on Instagram ( Twitter


Narrated by Eleanor Reissa, actress and Yiddish theater director, and produced with historical oversight by Professor Samuel Kassow,


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee